Monday, April 12, 2021

Global South Education & Training

REFOREST CANCUN

Environmental education in one of Mexico's major tourist centres. In the 1970s Cancun was no more than a scattering of fisherman's huts on a white sand-spit, backing onto a vast plain of tropical forest. But...

ASIA PACIFIC INDIGENOUS YOUTH NETWORK

Promoting Indigenous Knowledge and Practices in Mitigating and Adapting to Climate Change Through Traditional Songs and Music of the Limos Tribe Climate Change is a global phenomenon but is already having dramatic impacts on indigenous...

INGA FOUNDATION

Working in the world's rainforests to eliminate 'slash and burn' agriculture. Inga Foundation is pioneering a revolutionary agricultural system aimed at subsistence farmers in the humid tropics, offering a sustainable alternative to slash-and-burn. Our mission...

ECOLOGICAL EQUITY

Ecological Equity: Sharing stories, reclaiming our rightsFriends of the Earth Australia has co-coordinated the documentation of the Ecological Equity: Sharing Stories, Reclaiming our Rights conference in Penang, Malaysia, 14-16 October 2010. The conference organised...

TREES FOR LIFE

Counteracting the extremely high deforestation rates in Nkhata Bay North, Malawi through planting 250,000 trees throughout the region and engaging the whole community in building environmental conservation awareness of the importance and care of...

BALAMITRA TRIBAL EDUCATION

Retaining and strengthening tribal knowledge through education, with a curriculum in tune with tribal culture that meets literacy requirements at the elementary levelSAMATA is a community-based organisation founded in 1990. Samata was established as...

PROTECTING THE SACRED FORESTS OF VENDA, SOUTH AFRICA

The women “Rainmakers” of Venda, South Africa help to protect their sacred forests and resist the forces which threaten their future. Venda (or Vhembe District) in Limpopo Province, South Africa is famous for its biodiversity...

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Disseminating vital information on climate change by indigenous communities to others whose livelihoods are threatened. LifeMosaic supports indigenous peoples to defend their rights, territories and cultures. We do this by producing popular education resources for...

Enchanted reforestation project of Nadukuppam

Artists Project Earth – through Converging World - funded the reforestation project ‘Nadukuppam Forest’ in Southern India. This 35-acre area near Marakkanam on the east coast was a barren land of red earth before...

SOCIO-ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT IN SRI LANKA

Support for ongoing programmes in Sri Lanka, run by Practical Action to help sustainable development and resilient livelihoods.The objective of this project is to empower disaster-affected coastal communities in Sri Lanka to overcome economic,...
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